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Trends in automotive tribological coatings

Contact pressures have always aff ected the automotive industry’s choice in coatings. But today’s requirements are diff erent from those of the last century. In the late eighties and early nineties, wear protection was the key property that the industry was looking for. This need emerged when direct injection turbo diesel engines were developed, with a continuous increase in power densities that caused engine components to fail. Today, the industry is facing challenges such as CO2 reduction and protection for high-load gasoline engine components. And Hauzer is developing new solutions to meet these challenges, such as a dedicated Hauzer Flexicoat® machine concept.

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